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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus G51Jx laptop.
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|Processor||Intel® Core™ i7 Processor 620M/720QM Processor : 2.66 GHz - 1.6 GHz, with turbo up to 3.33/2.8 GHz;
Intel® Core™ i5 Processor 540M/520M/430M : 2.53 GHz - 2.26 GHz, with turbo up to 3.06/2.93/2.53 GHz
Intel® Core™ i3 Processor 350M/330M : 2.26 GHz - 2.13 GHz,
|Screen||15.6“ (1366×768) Widescreen
15.6” (1920×1080) Widescreen
|RAM||Up to 8GB (some models up to 16), up to 1333 MHz|
|HDD||320GB to 640GB|
|Graphics||NVIDIA® GeForce® GTS 360M|
Integrated 802.11 b/g/n
|Processor||OK||Kernels older than 2.6.33 may not support turbo boost|
|Graphics||OK||Both noveau and NVidia drivers work|
|Card Reader||Broken in Kernels ⇐ 2.6.33 (and possibly newer)||Info on a fix is here, haven't tried it yet|
|Webcam||OK||Standard UVC webcam|
Hibernation has not been successfully tested (by anyone noted here). It failed with Ubuntu Lucid (10.04) when I tried it with an encrypted swap partition, but that is a known issue with encrypted swap.
Sleep (suspend to ram) does not work out of the box with Ubuntu Lucid, but it can be fixed by following the instructions in this thread: G51JX Suspend in Ubuntu 10.04.
Most things work fine out of the box with Ubuntu 10.04 64 bits
Others (have not left their names yet – but thanks!)